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30 September 2012

Anniversary Wishes

Morning everyone, hope you are well and those of you who are not get well soon!  I am still not feeling 100% and poor hubby has come down with it too, but because he's a man of course it is doubly worse LOL.

So my card today is an Anniversary card for my lovely Sister and Brother in Law who celebrate their first wedding Anniversary tomorrow.  I can't believe it's been a year already, the time has just flown.

Here's my card:



Card Ingredients:

SWALK Engaged Stamp
Promarkers
Dovecraft Sugar & Spice Papers
Dovecraft Card
Nesties
Sizzix Tiny Flowers Texture Plate
Liquid Pearls
Antique Linen Distress Ink
Computer Generated Greeting
American Crafts Ribbon
K&C Butterfly
Gems - NEC Stash

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Simon Says Anything Goes

Thanks for popping in - enjoy your day!

Claire x

27 September 2012

MAWTT: 27th September DT Card

Morning everyone, I have been off work with a nasty cold virus over the last couple of days and felt pretty groggy and very achy, but today have gone back in, although I still feel rough and now have a nasty cough and still ache! Hey ho - it may be a long day!  So this is a scheduled post, so I hope it finds you well.

It's time for a brand new challenge at Moving Along With The Times.

This week it is hosted by my blogging buddy the very lovely Laurie who has chosen:

"SEEING RED"

Here's my card:



Ingredients:

Crafty Pad Christmas Ted Posting Digi Stamp
Promarkers
Paper Cellar Traditional Christmas Papers
Kanban Swiss Dots Cardstock
Kanban Ribbon
PM Gems & Stars
Sakura Pens
Kraft Cardstock
Ice Stickles

We are sponsored this week by The Crafty Pad and the DT were given some images to use.


Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Make It Monday 108
Love To Create 34 Anything Goes
Bearly Mine 54 Add A Sentiment
SOS 70 Fur or Feathers
My Mum's Craft Shop 76 Stars (on teddy's hat & scarf)

Thanks for stopping by - hope you have a lovely day!

Claire x

18 September 2012

Oldie But A Goodie: 18th September DT Card

Good morning and welcome to a brand new fortnightly challenge at an Oldie But A Goodie.

This week it's my turn to host the challenge as I have chosen the theme:

"SHOW US YOUR RIBBONS"

So get out all your gorgeous ribbons and let's see what you can create!

Here's my card:



Card Ingredients:

Sugar Nellie Charlotte Stamp
Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Dovecraft Garden Party Papers
Kanban Cardstock
American Crafts Ribbon & Scraps from Stash
Pearls - NEC Stash
Button from Stash
Diamond Ice Stickles
Liquid Pearls
Penny Black Greeting Stamp
Memento Bamboo Leaves Ink

This week we are sponsored by Digi Doodle Shop 


And one lucky winner will receive some images of their choice.

To take part in the challenge YOU MUST USE SOMETHING ON YOUR CARD WHICH IS AT LEAST 6 MONTHS OLD - this could be flowers, papers, stamps, etc, however you MUST state on your post which item/s you have used.

Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Raise The Bar 111 I Believe I Can Fly
Totally Papercrafts 134 Use A Favourite Stamp
Willow Sketchie Things With Wings
Simply Create Too 22 Anything Goes
Dutch Dare 182 Sugar & Spice
My Mum's Craftshop 74 Buttons

Thanks for visiting, I hope you have a fab day!

Claire x

13 September 2012

MAWTT 13th September: DT Card

Morning peeps and welcome to a brand new challenge here at Moving Along With The Times.

This week it is hosted by the lovely Shell who has chosen:

"USE SHRINK PLASTIC"

Now I'm sure each member of the team is trying to challenge me just lately LOL as I have never used shrink plastic in my life!  But after looking into it I had such fun creating and this is what I made:


Ingredients:

Polyshrink Plastic
CC Designs Heidi & Cherry Emma Stamps
Promarkers
Cropadile Punch
Key Ring Chains

We are sponsored this week by Di's Digi Downloads


Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Stamptacular 180 Anything But A Card
Make It Monday 106
Bearly Mine 52 Anything Goes
Divas By Design 52 For A Child
Delightful Anything But A Card

Thanks for stopping by again today - hope you have a lovely day!

Claire x

9 September 2012

An Anniversary Commission

Afternoon everyone, hope you are enjoying the gorgeous sunshine we are having at the moment.

A quick hello to my new followers too! It's lovely that you chose to visit and stay for a while.  I hope you like what you see on your visits here.

I was asked my a friend at work to make her a 40th Anniversary card for her husband.

This is the result, which I am pleased to say she was absolutely over the moon with!  It's an A4 card.



She had written her own sentiment for the inside which was absolutely amazing.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

My Mum's Craftshop 73 Anything Goes
Quirky Crafts 19 Let's See Numbers
Crafting When We Can 26 Recipe: 1 Large Image, 2 Sentiments, 3 Colours

Thanks for stopping by - have a lovely day!

Claire x

6 September 2012

Happy 18th Birthday Matt!

Hello again, I'm back with my second post of today.

It's my eldest Son Matt's18th Birthday today! I can't believe how old that makes me feel - where did those years go?  He has grown into a handsome young man.


And here is the card I made for him:



Card Ingredients:

Kenny K Mae Western Digi Image
Promarkers
Papers from Stash
Kanban Cardstock
Dienamics Letter & Number Dies
Buttons from Stash
Nesties
Sakura Pen
Raffia

I am entering this into the following challenges:
Crafty Sentiments Male Cards

Thanks for popping in!

Claire x

MAWTT 6th September: DT Card

Hello and welcome to a brand new challenge here at Moving Along With The Times and this week it is hosted by the lovely Kim who has chosen:

"CHRISTMAS GIFTS"

This is a great chance to make some creations for those special people in your life.

Here's my door hanger:

Front

Back

Ingredients:

Digi My World Elf Girl & Elf Gift Images
Promarkers
Chipboard Door Hanger
K&C Papers & Embellishments
Ribbon from Stash
PM Gems

We are sponsored this week by Digi My World


The DT were lucky to have some images from the Sponsor to play with.

Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Allsorts 170 Anything But Square
The Crafty Pad 186 Anything But A Square
Anything But A Card 1 Anything Goes
Make It Monday 105
Bearly Mine 51 Anything But A Card
Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by - have a lovely day!

Claire x

4 September 2012

Oldie But A Goodie 4th September: DT Card

Good morning and welcome to a brand new challenge at an Oldie But A Goodie.

I hope this post finds you well as it's scheduled as I have had to pop into work for a few hours this morning to prepare for the proper day back to work tomorrow :O(

So this week sees the turn of my bestest blogging buddy Debs who has chosen the theme:

"1 IMAGE, 2 DESIGNER PAPERS & 3 FLOWERS"

Here's my card:



Card Ingredients:

Bugaboo Girl Shop Digi Stamp
Flexmarkers
Bazzil Basics Cardstock
Kate Knight Papers
Glitter Paper
Wild Orchid Crafts Flowers
Liquid Pearls
Pearls - NEC Stash
Rub-on Greeting

This week we are sponsored by Bugaboo 


And one lucky winner will receive some images of their choice.

To take part in the challenge YOU MUST USE SOMETHING ON YOUR CARD WHICH IS AT LEAST 6 MONTHS OLD - this could be flowers, papers, stamps, etc, however you MUST state on your post which item/s you have used.

Hop on over to the challenge blog and take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

My Mum's Craftshop 72 All The Threes (Pearls, Flowers & Rectangles)
Southern Girls 52 Flowers
Polkadoodles 35 Flowers
Daring Cardmakers Focus on Flowers
Dream Valley 40 Something Old, Something New (Old Glitter Paper & New Flowers)

Thanks for visiting, I hope you have a fab day!

Claire x

1 September 2012

Ready-Teddy-Go: September DT Card

Good morning and welcome to a new monthly challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go.  Can you believe it's September already?! Where is the year going?

The theme for September is:

"HOW MANY FINGERS"

Must have a number on your creation.

Here's my card:



Card Ingredients:

Teddy Bea Stamp
Flexmarkers
Me To You Spring Chic Papers
PM Gems
Kanban Pearlescent Cardstock
Dienamics Number Die
Nesties
American Crafts Ribbon
Sizzix Decorative Corner #4 Die

We are sponsored this month by Lili of the Valley


And one lucky winner will receive:


So what are you waiting for? Hop on over to the main challenge blog to take a look at the rest of the DT's fabulous creations.  We do hope you will find the time to join in with our challenge this month, it would be lovely if you could play along and don't forget you MUST have a teddy on your card or creation to enter.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

My Time To Craft 186 Milestone Birthday
Secret Crafter 201 Animal Antics
Heck of A Challenge 1 Anything Goes
No Matter Which 2 Die Cuts and/or Punches

Thanks for stopping by.

Claire x


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